Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 19, 2007
Interoperability Without Patent Agreements. Really. (Jul 19, 2007, 23:00)
Hoosier Penguin: "Anyway, Zenoss: if you
haven't played with this app, I suggest you give it a spin. There
are a lot of monitoring tools out there, but this is one that I
think rises to the top..."
Darl McBride: SCO's Prophet and Savior (Jul 19, 2007, 22:30)
Benanzo: "I was recently perusing through some
old podcasts and came across an IT Conversations episode from
November of 2003..."
How Linux Will Enter the Legal Market (Jul 19, 2007, 21:00)
Legal Technology Blog: "I wanted to wrap up the
general thread of the last three posts I wrote regarding Linux in
the law office, as from some of the comments posted, I believe some
of the points I had made were unclear..."
Migrating to Linux? Use These Open Source Apps (Jul 19, 2007, 20:30)
Intranet Journal: "In this article, we'll
examine ten of these applications, with the understanding that both
browser and email clients will not be in this list..."
Illegal Codecs Put Me Off Linux (Jul 19, 2007, 20:00)
Datamation: "Linux has a number of really
strong points that go beyond the price... but the operating system
falls short when it comes to legally supporting file formats such
as MP3, WMA/WMV and DVDs..."
[Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon] Tribe 3 Test Release (Jul 19, 2007, 19:30)
Ubuntu: "Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 3 is the third
alpha release of Ubuntu 7.10, and with this new alpha release comes
a whole host of excellent new features..."
Do We Still Need LUGs? (Jul 19, 2007, 17:15)
Linux.com: "Attendance is down, LUG presidents
say, and some groups have stopped meeting. Does this mean we don't
need LUGs anymore...?"
Open Source PostgreSQL Trails Oracle In Benchmark, But Not By Much (Jul 19, 2007, 16:30)
InformationWeek: "Sun Microsystems has
published a test of the PostgreSQL system running on its UltraSparc
Niagara hardware, producing one of the few high-end server
benchmarks available on the open source PostgreSQL database..."
Software Freedom Law Center to Host Legal Summit (Jul 19, 2007, 15:45)
Linux-Watch: "Then along came SCO with its
lawsuit against IBM and its challenges to the legality of Linux,
and everything changed..."
Xandros Bundles NoMachine Thin-Client Server (Jul 19, 2007, 12:00)
Linux-Watch: "The companies claim that this
extended Xandros-NoMachine alliance provides enhanced capabilities
for secure and rapid access to graphical applications, running on
any operating system across any network connection..."
App Restores Linux Desktops to Pristine State (Jul 19, 2007, 11:15)
DesktopLinux: "Deep Freeze system consistency
software, popular in Windows and Mac settings, is now available for
Maddog Mad About Linux Thin Clients (Jul 19, 2007, 09:45)
LinuxDevices: "Well-known Linux luminary Jon
'maddog' Hall is CTO and 'ambassador' of a startup selling
Linux-based thin clients and network appliances..."
Pan--A Feature-Rich Newsreader for Linux (Jul 19, 2007, 09:00)
Linux.com: "If you still visit Usenet or
occasionally participate in its discussions and newsgroups, you can
get by with Linux newsgroup readers that are integrated into
browsers or email clients such as Thunderbird, Evolution, and the
Opera Web browser..."
BlueWhite64 Linux Adds Features and Enhancements (Jul 19, 2007, 08:15)
DesktopLinux: "BlueWhite64 Linux v12.0,
featuring a 18.104.22.168 Linux kernel with IA32-emulation, has been
released on live CD and DVD ISOs..."
How to Handle Thousands of Users with Your Blog (Jul 19, 2007, 04:30)
ThemBid: "There have been multiple occasions
where I am trying to read an article and the website is
Windows Users are Whiners (Jul 19, 2007, 02:15)
vnunet: "You probably bought a computer with
Windows preinstalled and bought a new one when it came to a
grinding halt. Next time try reinstalling it from scratch, drivers
and applications included..."
The Future of Windows Should Be Open Source (Jul 19, 2007, 01:30)
The Digital Home: "In typical Microsoft
fashion, he continued: 'You don't want this audience to abandon
Windows, so it's important to remind them that Windows is still the
most interesting operating system to develop for...'"